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news releases

January 25, 2016 - ExxonMobil’s Energy Outlook Projects Energy Demand Increase and Decline in Carbon Intensity

October 29, 2015 - ExxonMobil invests in Rotterdam refinery - ExxonMobil to Expand Rotterdam Hydrocracker to Produce Higher-Value Products

October 2, 2014 - ExxonMobil Begins Construction of New Coker Unit at Antwerp Refinery - ExxonMobil and government leaders gathered in Antwerp today to break ground on construction of a new refinery coker unit that will convert heavy, higher sulfur residual oils into transportation fuels products such as marine gas oil and diesel fuel.

July 2, 2014 - ExxonMobil Announces Antwerp Refinery Investment of More Than $1 Billion

January 9, 2014 - New investment in Rotterdam Botlek Chemical Plant - ExxonMobil continues Focus on Energy Efficiency.

October 3, 2013 - Keynote speech ExxonMobil Senior Vice President Andrew Swiger - 50 Years of Gas Marketing and Distribution in the Netherlands.

February 8, 2012 - Rotterdam -  Integration of new Air Products plant with ExxonMobil refinery saves energy and reduces CO2 - Today, Air Products and ExxonMobil celebrated the start-up of a new world-scale hydrogen production plant in Rotterdam. Joop Atsma, State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment, Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam and Hans Smits, CEO Port of Rotterdam, participated in the official ceremony.

October 17, 2011 - Breda - ExxonMobil supports traffic safety campaign in the Netherlands - Karla Peijs, Chairman of Veilig Verkeer Nederland (VVN, a national organization that promotes safe driving in the Netherlands) officially launched the Safe Driving campaign against the use of distracting devices while driving on October 17 2011. The festivities took place at the parking behind the largest Retail Site in the Netherlands: Esso Ruyven. Read more.

March 23, 2009 - Antwerp - ExxonMobil increases global cogeneration capacity - ExxonMobil today inaugurated its newest high efficiency cogeneration plant at its Antwerp refinery in Belgium. Read more | Click here to see a film about the COGEN plant.

December 16, 2008 - Antwerp - ExxonMobil to Invest over $1 Billion to Increase Cleaner Diesel Supply - ExxonMobil today announced it will invest more than $1 billion in three refineries to increase the supply of cleaner burning diesel by about six million gallons per day. The company will construct new units and modify existing facilities at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Baytown, Texas; and Antwerp, Belgium, refineries. Read more.

October 30, 2008 - Exxon Mobil Corporation Announces Estimated Third Quarter 2008 Results - ExxonMobil's second quarter earnings excluding special items were a record $13,380 million, up 42 % from the third quarter of 2007. Capital and exploration project spending increased to $6.9 billion, up 26% from last year. Read more.

July 31, 2008 - ExxonMobil Corporation Announces Estimated Second Quarter 2008 Results - ExxonMobil's second quarter earnings excluding special items were a record $11,970 million, up 17% from the second quarter of 2007. Record crude oil and natural gas realizations were partly offset by lower refining and chemical margins, lower production volumes and higher operating costs. Read more.

May 27, 2008 - “Save More Than Fuel”: European petroleum industry partners with the European Commission in pan-European consumer campaign - Forty oil companies in Europe have joined forces to run a consumer-awareness campaign on the efficient use of transport fuels. The campaign proposes ten tips on how to drive more efficiently and will help motorists to save fuel and reduce their carbon footprint.

May 2008 - ExxonMobil Corporate Citizenship Report Outlines Improvements in Environmental, Economic & Social Performance - Exxon Mobil Corporation improved its environmental, economic and social performance while continuing to supply energy necessary for economic growth and improved living standards, the corporation said today in its 2007 Corporate Citizenship Report.

January 2008 - ExxonMobil Chemical’s battery separator film technologies help put electric vehicles on the road - ExxonMobil Chemical announced that its new battery film technology will be an integral part of Electrovaya’s new all electric vehicles. ExxonMobil’s battery separator films significantly enhance the power, safety and reliability of lithium-ion batteries, thereby helping speed the adoption of these smaller and lighter batteries into the next wave of lower-emission vehicles.

December 2007 - Reinventing the Wheel  - Keeping your car tyres inflated to the correct pressure isn’t just a matter of safety. It reduces stress and irregular wear. And, across an entire economy, it can also save millions of litres of petrol a day. That’s where Exxpro comes in, a recent ExxonMobil innovation that may revolutionize the tyre industry.

November 12, 2007 - Renewing the Commitment to Energy Internationalism - In a speech to the World Energy Congress in Rome, ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson emphasized the importance of global energy markets and international partnerships to addressing the world's energy challenges.

November 6, 2007 -ExxonMobil Releases New Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030 - Continued economic progress, population growth and the pursuit of improved living standards in the developing world will be the key driver of global energy demand over the next two decades, Exxon Mobil Corporation said today, releasing the corporation's Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030. Read more.

November 2, 2007 - IRVING, Texas - Exxon Mobil Corp. announces third quarter 2007 results - ExxonMobil's third quarter net income was $9,410 million ($1.70 per share), down 10% from the third quarter of 2006. The decrease reflected lower downstream and chemical margins partly offset by higher crude oil realizations. Net income of $28,950 million for the first nine months of 2007 was $300 million lower than the record first nine months of 2006.  

September 25, 2007 - ExxonMobil Chemical Announces Expansion at Its Rotterdam Aromatics Plant - ExxonMobil Chemical today announced it will invest in an expansion of its Rotterdam Aromatics Plant. The expansion will make this world-scale plant ExxonMobil’s largest paraxylene production facility, increasing its paraxylene production capacity by 25 percent and benzene production capacity by 20 percent.

August 1, 2007 - IRVING, Texas - Exxon Mobil Corporation Announces Estimated Second Quarter 2007 Results - ExxonMobil's second quarter net income was $10,260 million. Earnings per share were up 6% from the second quarter of 2006. Lower natural gas realizations were mostly offset by higher refining, marketing and chemical margins. Record first half net income of $19,540 million increased by 4% versus 2006 and 12% on an earnings per share basis over the first half of 2006.

July 3, 2007 - Meeting Global Energy Needs and Addressing Climate Change Risks - Speaking at the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, Rex W. Tillerson discussed two major energy challenges: meeting the economic needs of growing populations, especially in developing countries; and addressing the risks of climate change. He described the actions ExxonMobil is taking in partnership with others to address these challenges, and also discussed a framework for economic and environmental policymaking.

April 25, 2007 -ExxonMobil sponsors fight against malaria in Africa with 4 million dollars - On the occasion of Africa Malaria Day, representatives of ExxonMobil will participate in a series of activities all over the world. In The Netherlands, the President of ExxonMobil Benelux, Joost Van Roost, attended the press event that the new NGO Malaria no More Netherlands organized today in The Hague, to bring the fight against malaria under the attention of the general public. Read more (Dutch)

April 3, 2007 - ExxonMobil Chemical to Expand Hydrocarbon Fluids Capacity in Antwerp, Belgium - ExxonMobil Chemical Belgium is expanding the capacity of its hydrocarbon fluids plant in Antwerp to 700,000 tons per year. The project is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2007.

February 2, 2007 -ExxonMobil’s response to publication of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report of Climate Science - The release of the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of Climate Science by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is an important contribution to the informed debate on the issue of climate change. Read more

February 1, 2007 - Exxon Mobil Corporation Announces Estimated Record 2006 Results - Full year 2006 earnings excluding special items were a record $39,090 million driven by strong results in every business segment.

November 2, 2006 -ExxonMobil supports European research initiative into reducing greenhouse gas emissions - Exxon Mobil Corporation will participate in a major European research initiative aimed at evaluating the role that Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology may play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

October 26, 2006 - Exxon Mobil Corporation announces estimated 3rd quarter 2006 results - Exxon Mobil Corporation today reported third quarter 2006 net income of $10,490 million ($1.77 per share), an increase of $570 million from the third quarter of 2005.

October 11, 2006 - Lier -ExxonMobil supports new air and climate field case - With financial support of ExxonMobil Benelux, the Provincial Institute for Environmental Education (PIME) has developed a new field case, that college students can use to do experiments on air, climate and energy. Read more (Dutch)

July 3, 2006 - Antwerp - ExxonMobil constructs new cogen unit at its Antwerp refinery - ExxonMobil today announced that it is building a new co-generation (cogen) unit at its Antwerp refinery. Read more (Dutch).

April 27, 2006 - Exxon Mobil Corporation announces estimated first quarter 2006 results - Exxon Mobil Corporation today reported first quarter 2006 results. Net income of $8,400 million ($1.37 per share), increased $540 million from the first quarter of 2005. First quarter 2006 net income included a positive special item of $460 million from the sale of a ExxonMobil's interest in Sinopec. Excluding this impact, first quarter 2006 earnings increased by $1,000 million.

April 20, 2006 - Rex Tillerson speaks at Erasmus University - Today, Rex W. Tillerson, CEO and Chairman of the Board of ExxonMobil Corporation gave a speech on the occasion of the opening of the EFR-Business Week 2006 at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. This year's theme of the event, organized by students of the faculty of economics, is "Impact - Global Shift of Powers". Rex Tillerson provided an industry perspective on the impact of shifts in the global energy sector. Click here to read the full speech.

January 30, 2006 - Exxon Mobil Corporation announces estimated fourth quarter 2005 results - Exxon Mobil Corporation today reported fourth quarter 2005 results. Earnings excluding special items were $10,320 million ($1.65 per share), an increase of $1,900 million from the fourth quarter of 2004. Fourth quarter net income included a special gain of $390 million from the resolution of a previously disclosed litigation issue. Including this gain, net income of $10,710 million ($1.71 per share) increased by $2,290 million.